Data table for chart 6
Homicides, by most common type of method, 1980 to 2010

Chart 6
Homicides, by most common type of method, 1980 to 2010
Year Shootings Stabbings Beatings
rate per 100,000 population
1980 0.80 0.56 0.48
1981 0.80 0.71 0.62
1982 0.99 0.72 0.49
1983 0.88 0.68 0.60
1984 0.89 0.74 0.46
1985 0.86 0.88 0.47
1986 0.67 0.63 0.48
1987 0.76 0.70 0.51
1988 0.63 0.63 0.52
1989 0.80 0.62 0.47
1990 0.71 0.77 0.47
1991 0.97 0.80 0.51
1992 0.87 0.74 0.53
1993 0.68 0.67 0.40
1994 0.68 0.53 0.37
1995 0.60 0.62 0.41
1996 0.72 0.66 0.44
1997 0.65 0.56 0.38
1998 0.50 0.62 0.41
1999 0.54 0.47 0.41
2000 0.60 0.49 0.42
2001 0.55 0.55 0.39
2002 0.48 0.58 0.40
2003 0.51 0.45 0.38
2004 0.54 0.64 0.43
2005 0.69 0.61 0.45
2006 0.58 0.64 0.37
2007 0.57 0.58 0.35
2008 0.60 0.60 0.37
2009 0.53 0.62 0.34
2010 0.50 0.48 0.34
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.